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What is Interreg Europe? Interreg Europe helps regional and local governments across Europe to develop and deliver better policy. By creating an environment and opportunities for sharing solutions, we aim to ensure that government investment, innovation and implementation efforts all lead to integrated and sustainable impact for people and place. For more information visit our site: https://www.interregeurope.eu/about-us/what-is-interreg-europe/ What is WaterCog? The focus of the Interreg Water Co-Governance for Sustainable Ecosystems project (WaterCoG) is to understand how the implementation of EU directives can be achieved at a local level in the North Sea Region. WaterCog aims to … Read more

About the RLCP

The River Lark Partnership What is The River Lark Partnership? The River Lark Partnership is a group of organisations and individuals that have come together to enable a cohesive approach to the environmental challenges facing the River Lark. From waterways management to wildlife protection our rivers and waterways need support if they are to thrive. Rather than continue to work as separate groups- The River Lark Catchment Partnership aims to pool resources, expertise and knowledge to help sustain a vibrant, healthy waterway, so crucial to this part of East Anglia. The partnership consists of various … Read more

Himalayan Balsam – removing this intruder!

Preserving the environmental heritage of Bury St Edmunds and its beautiful water meadows can be a challenge, not least when the offending invader is the pretty pink plant known as Himalayan Balsam. 12 volunteers from the Bury Water Meadows group (BWMG) recently met in Holywater Meadows and The Butts to rid the River Linnet of this plant which has seeds that will explode up to 22 feet. A second weekend work party has now completed clearance of the Linnet and made a start at No Mans Meadows on clearing the Lark. What is Himalayan Balsam? … Read more

Radio Suffolk Interview

Chairman of the RLCP, Andrew Hinchley is being interviewed by Radio Suffolk about the partnership. Make sure you listen on Wednesday 07/09/2016 at 3.10 pm Lesley Dolphin  98.5FM/ 104.6 FM / Digital All about Suffolk – from farming, food, gardening, local history and a sofa guest.  You can also listen again to a repeat of the programme after broadcast. Enjoy the show.

Award for restoration work at West Stow

Member organisation Bury St Edmunds Trout Club has recently received a national award for its’ river restoration work on the West Stow stretch of the Lark. Read the East Anglian Daily Times article here (picture courtesy of the East Anglian daily Times) Copyright Ian Hawkins Ian Hawkins will be leading a guided visit to show the restoration work and all are welcome! 6pm on Wednesday 21st September. Meet at the car park of the West Stow Country Park. The evening has been organised by the Bury Water Meadows Group (BWMG), but is open to all (£2 … Read more